Motherhood is one of the highest callings in the world—and one of the most challenging! How are Christian mothers meant to fulfill their role as they raise children, tackle to-do lists, nurture their marriages, and love the Lord? Truth For Life recommends the following books, which will help you answer that question by looking at faithful mothers throughout church history, aiding your personal studies of God’s Word, and pointing you to the God who gives the grace and strength every mother needs.
Missional Motherhood: The Everyday Ministry of Mother in the Grand Plan of God
Glory in the Ordinary: Why Your Work in the Home Matters to God
Devoted: Great Men and Their Godly Moms
Women of the Word: How to Study the Bible with Both Our Hearts and Our Minds
We all know it’s important to study God’s Word. But sometimes it’s hard to know where to start. What’s more, a lack of time, emotionally driven…(more)
We all know it’s important to study God’s Word. But sometimes it’s hard to know where to start. What’s more, a lack of time, emotionally driven approaches, and past frustrations can erode our resolve to keep growing in our knowledge of Scripture. How can we, as Christian women, keep our focus and sustain our passion when reading the Bible? Women of the Word has helped countless women with a clear and concise plan they can use every time they open their Bible. This book will equip you to engage God’s Word in a way that trains your mind and transforms your heart.
Parenting: 14 Gospel Principles That Can Radically Change Your Family
Risen Motherhood: Gospel Hope for Everyday Moments
Motherhood is hard. In a world of five-step lists and silver-bullet solutions to become perfect parents, mothers are burdened with mixed messages…(more)
Motherhood is hard. In a world of five-step lists and silver-bullet solutions to become perfect parents, mothers are burdened with mixed messages about who they are and what choices they should make. If you feel pulled between high-fives and hard words, with culture’s solutions only raising more questions, you’re not alone.
But there is hope.
You might think that Scripture doesn’t have much to say about the food you make for breakfast, how you view your postpartum body, or what school choice you make for your children, but a deeper look reveals that the Bible provides the framework for finding answers to your specific questions about modern motherhood. Emily Jensen and Laura Wifler help you understand and apply the Gospel to common issues moms face so you can connect your Sunday morning faith to the Monday morning tantrum. Discover how closely the Gospel connects with today’s motherhood. Join Emily and Laura as they walk through the redemptive story and reveal how the Gospel applies to your everyday life, bringing hope, freedom, and joy in every area of motherhood.
Sacred Endurance: Finding Grace and Strength for a Lasting Faith
God promises to finish the good work he began in us―but that doesn’t come without bumps in the road. Life can be hard, faith can wane, and…
God promises to finish the good work he began in us―but that doesn’t come without bumps in the road. Life can be hard, faith can wane, and distractions abound. Too many today are at risk of compromising their integrity or giving up on their faith. How can we persevere to the end? Trillia Newbell, a fellow struggler on the journey, offers encouragement and hope for us to run the race well. While life may be full of challenges, we have a true and real hope in Jesus, who provides us with what we need to endure through pain and doubt. Newbell shares theological insights and practical disciplines to train us for faithful, godly living over the long haul. The race is hard, but you are not running it alone. Find strength and courage here to endure and finish well.
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